Slow Shutter Cam received an update last month that ushers in an iOS 7 redesign along with new features for this excellent camera app, all of which make your iPhone feel a bit like a DSLR. As with the previous version of this slow-shutter-speed-effects app, version 2.0 features three main shooting modes, though two of the modes have been renamed. The old Automatic mode is now called Motion Blur, and the old Manual mode is now called Low Light, while the Light Trail mode remains.
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Each of the three modes features a slider to adjust the intensity of the effect and a second slider to set capture duration. Along the top (in portrait mode) or left side (in landscape mode) are buttons to turn on the flash, open the live preview window, lock the exposure, lock the focus point, and switch cameras.
Briefly, the Motion Blur effect is similar to the shutter priority mode on a DSLR and lets you show motion in your images, such as ghost images of moving objects and waterfall effects. The Light Trail mode highlights any light source in your shot and lets you paint with light by moving your phone during a shot or suggest motion of moving light sources, such as those cool night scenes of tail lights on a... [Read more]